Black Tattoo Art by Marisa Kakoulas
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Text in English & German. This amazing book is a photographic journey across the globe -- from Borneo to Belgium, Argentina to Athens, New York to New Zealand and beyond -- in search of avant-garde tattoo art that pays homage to the ancient roots of tattooing in their contemporary interpretations. No other publication has curated the work of so many esteemed international tattooists working in black ink and gathered them into one comprehensive volume. The journey begins with a look at the history of tattooing before featuring black tattoo portfolios divided into the following chapters: Neotribal, Dotwork, Art Brut, Traditional Revival and Thai/Buddhist.
 

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Published September 13, 2009 by Edition Reuss (D). 536 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Arts & Photography.

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Edition Reuss recently released Black Tattoo Art: Modern Expressions of the Tribal, a photographic homage to a particular genre of skin art.

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